Man hospitalized after weekend stabbing in Roanoke on Melrose Ave, police say

Authorities say the incident happened Saturday, Feb. 4

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The Roanoke Police Department is releasing more information about a stabbing on Melrose Avenue that sent a man to the hospital Saturday night.

Officers were called to the Goodwill parking lot at about 9:30 p.m. for the incident and found that a man had been stabbed in a physical altercation with another man, who was also located at the scene.

Roanoke Police says a verbal altercation broke out between the two men, leading to a physical fight and ultimately, a stabbing. We’re told they both knew one another.

The man who police say was stabbed was transported to the hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, while the second individual involved was treated at the scene.

At this time, all men have been identified in the incident and the investigation remains ongoing.

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Roanoke Police are investigating a stabbing.

They said it happened around 9:30 Saturday evening in the Goodwill Parking lot.

No charges have been filed.

If you have anymore information contact police.

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